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Dr. Shanmuga Priya

Neurologist, Chennai

400 at clinic
Dr. Shanmuga Priya Neurologist, Chennai
400 at clinic
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Shanmuga Priya is a popular Neurologist in Adambakkam, Chennai. She is currently practising at Prime Care Nursing Home in Adambakkam, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shanmuga Priya on Lybrate.com.

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Hi doctor, I'm very fearful while picking up the client call and strange people around me. My voice tremble like anything. Though, I know the answer to the client call, I couldn't explain to them comfortably. I feel ashamed when I finished call as I had a bad call. And, when strangers aren't around, my confident and way of speaking is really good. I'm not sure where this fear goes. Please help me. This is my career related issue and I have to come out of this problem. Currently, I'm taking medicines for hand tremor Betacap TR 40, Benfomet plus and Lonazep 0.25 which is suggested by neurologist. Please advise.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Hi doctor, I'm very fearful while picking up the client call and strange people around me. My voice tremble like anyt...
You are just afraid of people and their judgments of you. This is closely related to the fear of public speaking, which everyone has, including me. But you will not notice it because we use the fear t prepare and deliver the talk properly. You can imagine that nobody is there and just speak naturally. You are obviously good but have a low self-confidence and esteem. It is all about trusting people. Do you know why you do not trust people? Have you had a bad experience? If not, you will still need to meet people and live with them. The ultimate test of a personality is in the social context. The greater test is when we meet with the opposite sex. And the final test is when we have to bed and board with a member of the opposite sex in marriage. If you wait for that time to resolve it, it might be too late and traumatizing. Even if you are afraid of people, face your fear and see what happens. They are certainly not going to kill you. So what is the worst that can happen? Really nothing but it will feel great to have friends and lots of companions in life. We are after all social animals, gregarious by nature and need each other. So don’t handicap yourself on this front. Attend a personality development class, personal grooming class, public speaking class, and conversation classes. It will help to do a lot of this with a close friend, if you have one. If not, find one. We are into relationships all the time. It is near impossible to live without people. All research has shown that living with someone gives us good health and long life too.
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Nowadays I can't able to inserting thread into needles or pulling elastic rubber so hard as my hand and fingers trembling shaking whenever I try to focus on it. Please help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Tremor of hands. 1. It could be due to essential tremor. The cause of the tremor is unknown. In some cases it is hereditary and runs in families. There is no definite treatment unless it is severe 2 other causes of tremor could be stress, anxiety, panic, nervousness, inadequate sleep, physical exhaustion, strong emotion, hyperthyroidism, hypoglycemia, smoking/tobacco/alcohol abuse/withdrawl, excess tea/coffee, drugs like steroid/amphetamine, neurological disorder, 3. Investigate yourself to exclude the above causes of tremor after consulting neurologist 4. Avoid stress/anxiety/nervousness/ panic etc 5. Avoid excess tea/coffee/ smoking/alcohol if you have 6. Take good nourishing diet 7. Have adequate sleep. 8. Do a thyroid function test to exclude thyroid problem 9. Consult neurologist for further advice.
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My headache start from any side and covers complete head. I don't have any spectacles I have checked for glass but they said my eye sight are perfect no need of glasses, even I don't have any migraine problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
My headache start from any side and covers complete head. I don't have any spectacles I have checked for glass but th...
Check your Bp.Avoid stress and anxiety.You should have adequate sleep for 7-8 hours daily,avoid physical and mental exertion,drink plenty of water.If you have recurrent headache you may have to take CT scan of brain after consulting neurologist to find out the cause of headache
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My wife (78) had brain stroke on 26 - 10 2013. She was in hospital for ten days in icu and sixteen days in ward. She is paralyzed on right side from foot to face. Physiotherapy is continuing. Now she is able to recognize people to some extent but not able to speak correctly. She says' karka karke karka' but not speaks the words as we speak. Because of paralysis she is confined to bed. Not able to sit, not able to move herself any of her limb on right side. Food is boiled daal, khichri and vegetable blend boiled and ground in mixer given by spoon every three hours (from 7 am to 10 pm) during which blood pressure, pulse rate, blood oxygen and body temperature are recorded. High is control bp is controlled between 150 and 100 mm hg using carca 12.5 mg. Other medicines being given are (a) in morning shelcal 500, aterva 40, crocine pain relief, methycobal 500, each one tab and noculi 2tab, along with livipil syrup 7.5 ml, and (b) in evening crocine pain relief, methycobal 500, ecosprin 75, one tab each and noculi 2tab alongwith livipil syrup 7.5 ml. Phensidyl is sos one tsp in case high cough trouble. Tests e. G. Urine routine and culture, kft etc are as advised by doctor from time to time. I think maximum details are provided. Please suggest improvement in treatment so that she can stand, walk (with/without walker) and can carry out her daily activities with no/some support. Thanks and expect your advice.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
Hi Continue medication and physiotherapy as prescribed. Keep patience, you will see progress. Best wishes.
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I am 23 years old suffering from migraine and my eyes are sensitive to light suggest me any medicine.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
I am 23 years old suffering from migraine and my eyes are sensitive to light suggest me any medicine.
To get relief from migraine- * give a balanced diet with vegetables, cereals, milk, fruits. Sit in the sun rays for atleast 8-10 minutes daily. * do bhramari pranayam twice a day. * practice sarwangasan and shirshasan under the guidance of yoga expert. * sit with the gyan mudra in hands. * take rogan badam (almond oil) and put it 1/2 tea spoon in a glass of milk and drink it in the morning. * if the headache is very severe & untolerable then you can take a tablet of paracetamol or ibuprofen. * you can take 2 teaspoon of shankhpushpi syrup in the morning.
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I am taking eptoin 100mg tablet everyday for the last 4 years for epilepsy. 4 years before I had epilepsy. Now after taking this tablet I am totally out of this problem till now. Can I stop taking this problem permanently now?

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
You are taking eptoin and epiliv, both are for epilepsy. You are not having any seizure since last 4 years. Its a good sign that your epilepsy is well controlled. Now regarding stopping the medication, epilepsy medicines now can be stopped gradually step wise manner with the guidance of a neurologist. If any fits occurs during reducing the dose of drugs, then these medicines will be restored in its previous dosage.
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I am having problem with speaking,swallowing, eating, walking, and breathing.Kindly suggest?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Neurologist,
If you are above 50 yrs of age, Please consult a nearby neurologist and make sure that you are not having Parkinson's disease.
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Hello doctors my mom is facing allergy problem since 20 years she is suffering with sinus and migraine in recent day she got cured of those problems using homeopathy but I need your suggestions dat how can she will be cured of this allergy she is not taking any vgtbls and fruits please do Hlp me and suggest me d best doctor for allergy. I juz want to kwn dat can allergy is permanently cured or not please reply me. Thank you.

BHMS, VLIR Belgium, Canadian Academy Of Homeopathy
Homeopath, Navi Mumbai
Great to hear the good effects of homeopathy on her. Please carry on with homeopathy. Only homeopathy can tackle allergy issue because it works upon the immunity of the person. I had great experience with such patients who are not allergic any more to various things after the prescription of homeopathic medicines.
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My wife is having dementia. Please let me know the homeopathic medicines for curing her. She is being administered cali. Phos 30 and acid phos 30. Please advise me if you some other medicine will be more helpful.

M. sc Psychology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Let me know few more details about her dementia problem. What is the origin? since how long she is having this? for what things in general she forgets r couldnot recollect? like is it for things where does she keep r for people r places etc? is there any h/o shock or disappointmnt or deep hurt in her life space? wgat kind of natured she is? very sensitive (/reserved/shy or rude n reactive? expressive or introvert? if you take appointmnt n explain, I could help u.
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I am suffering from bad snoring while sleeping. Some time very loud. I think its sleep apnea, something very normally sleeping. What should I do.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I am suffering from bad snoring while sleeping. Some time very loud. I think its sleep apnea, something very normally...
Hi, please follow these tips to stop snoring: - reduce your weight if you are obese. - perform pranayama (breathing exercises) everyday. - quit smoking which irritates the mucosal layer of the nose and throat and causes blockage and results in snoring. - quit alcohol and sedatives which relax the throat muscles and results in snoring. - sleep on sides instead on back. - elevate the head by using a thick pillow which eases the breathing. - clear the nose before going to bed. - establish regular sleep pattern. - keep the bedroom air moist by using humidifier; as dry air irritates the mucosal membrane in the nose and throat. - perform throat exercises like repeating the vowels a, e, i, o, you loudly for 2-3 mins few times a day or keeping the tongue behind the teeth and moving it backwards - 3-4 times a day. - anti snoring appliances can also be used.
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Hi I am feeling heaviness on the chest for last 15 days. I got 2 d and stress test done. Both but still feel anxiety. Blood in leg goes drain. Little nunlmbness on cheeks. Plse help.

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Dear , if your echo and tmt are normal, then the chest heaviness can not be due to heart. Still I would advise you to consult a cardiologist in person.
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Hello. I am 24 years old. I have given birth to 2 months girl baby and sometimes I use to get severe shivering even when I took bath with hot water. That's one problem and another is still I'm just 40 kg. I'm not at all gaining weight. I take healthy and more food. Need to put on weight.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Hello.  I am 24 years old. I have given birth to 2 months girl baby and sometimes I use to get severe shivering even ...
Do take balanced diet with rich source of protein and carbohydrates on registered dietitian prescription do learn muscle toning exercises from neuro physiotherapist or sports medicine rehab specialist or do consult me privately via lybrate. Com best wishes.
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I used propranolol hydrochloride tablets for 2 months to cure migraine pains. Will it have an serious side effects on heart? Does this medicine is the cause of my palpitations? Thank you.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Propranolol does have side effects but it certainly does not cause a rise in heart beats/ palpitations. Side effects depend upon the dose of propranolol taken rather than the duration for which it is taken. Usually the dose taken for migraine prophylaxis does not cause side effects unless you have an underlying heart disease before starting it.
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Insomnia for last 15 days past depression before 15 year. Please advise.

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
Psychologist,
Dear, insomnia has two main reasons. Mental stress and physical inactivity. Exercise well and keep yourself away from stress and anxiety. Take care.
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My wife recently got facial paralysis where her lips and eyes had a swelling and ear and neck burning like anything. This 2nd time after 4 months she got this. Now she is ok however Need your advice if its become critical in future or why this happening again and again and also what's cost for one MRI.

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Vijayawada
Hi Amit, Recurring facial palsy may be due to nerve irritation from environmental conditions, do not exposure to cold drafts for longer periods. You can consult for Homeopathic treatment which aims to cure that sensitivity. Cost of MRI brain will be around Rs. 5000/-
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I safring from migraine problem since from 4 month and thyroid problem also what should I do.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi, take tab. Shirashooladi vajra ras 1-1-1 with ginger juice. Apply ginger paste on the forehead. Instill cephagraine nasal drops 2 drops to each nostril 3 time a day. You can undergo panchakarma treatment like nasya or shirodhara after checking with an ayurvedic doctor.
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I have migrine. I am 42 yrs old.Please do help

MBBS
General Physician,
In acute pain take tablet brufen sos and tab emset if vomiting is an associated symptoms. Please tell me the duration and frequency of your migraine pain. Any photophobia associated, any increased sensitivity to light. Please share with us.
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My mother is having chronic insomnia. Prescribe any essential oil which will help this sleeping problem.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
My mother is having chronic insomnia. Prescribe any essential oil which will help this sleeping problem.
Hi One of the simplest and most effective ways to induce sleep is to rub some oil on the scalp and the soles of the feet before going to bed. Use sesame oil, brahmi oil, jasmine oil, or coconut oil and massage gently for a few minutes. Slightly warming the oil before applying is helpful. 1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep. Take sarpgandha vati 1-1 tab twice a day. Take pranacharya no tens capsule 1-1 twice a day. Avoid spicy food. Junk food. Fermented food. Tea.coffee. Do pranayama early in the morning.
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Hi my kid is is 7yrs old and he suffering from the cebral palsy which is related to his brain. He is under treatment but their is no good response. So, kindly suggest me for his better treatment. So that he could be done his own work self

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist,
Actually in cerebral palsy there will be delay in developmental milestones. Stiffness and rigidity will also be present due to loss of motor function. Kindly consult good neuro physiotherapist nearest your location. This will be help full.
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My friend, when he was a child met with an accident with a sharp object in his eye. He lost his eye sight due to that and now he has only a partial eye sight to that eye (can detect only shapes which are close and that too with blur). His eye pupil lost it's normal exact circular shape. He can see with his other eye and due to this, he got squint too. Now he wants to get back his vision to his eye. Question: 1. Is it possible to get back the vision back completely? 2. What is the problem and it's name which caused this condition to him? 3. Such kind of treatment or what should be done to get back his eye sight completely. Note: Somebody told him, there may be optical nerve damage. Is it true? If yes, then what should be done to get back his eye sight completely?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
My friend, when he was a child met with an accident with a sharp object in his eye. He lost his eye sight due to that...
Hello. Sorry about your friend's eye problem. Coming to your first question: unfortunately, it would not be possible to get back complete vision in the damaged eye. Vision lost during childhood is difficult to recover after so many years. The initial years of life are the ones that determine the growth and development of the eye. During this period the eye learns to see. Once the vision is compromised during childhood, there is very less chance of recovering it at such a late stage. Coming to your second query, the name of the condition would be amblyopia (post traumatic) or lazy eye. Also, there may be associated wound related scars and structural defects in the eye. There may be damage to the retina, lens or the cornea of the eye. As you mentioned, damage to the optic nerve may have caused optic atrophy in the eye. Regarding to your third question, it might be possible to treat him for the squint. The misalignment of the eyes could be rectified by surgery but it would not recover vision for him. Once again, sorry for your friend. Take care.
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